Playground Safety Inspector Course

Level 1 Visual

AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

One day course - $700.00 per person

Learn how to identify visual hazards and potential risks and progress to Level 2 – Operational

Level 2 - Operational

AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities and AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

2 day course - $1500 per person

Inspect park or recreational facilities to identify hazards, existing and potential risks and non-conformities with Australian Standards and workplace health and safety requirements then progress onto level 3 – Comprehensive

Level 3 - Comprehensive

AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities, AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities and AHCPGD505 Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilties

3 day course - $2500.00 per person

Conduct a compliance audit of park or recreational facilities to identify non-conformities with Australian Standards, legislative and work health and safety requirements, as well as manufacturers’ standards.

AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities

Carry out routine visual inspections of park and recreational facilities to identify visible hazards and existing and potential risks. If you are an individual who undertakes activities in a structured environment with some supervision, autonomy and accountability, however, by progressing to level 2 – operational, you will gain indepth skills and knowledge to include inspections in accordance with Australian Standards. This is a one day course.

AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities

Inspect park or recreational facilities includes identifying existing hazards and potential risks and non conformities in accordance with Australian Standards and WHS requirements. It includes priotising own work and making professional judgements to ensure quality of work output, selection and allocation of resources and recording non conformances to comply with workplace procedures, Australian Standards and WHS requirements. This is a one day course

AHCPGD505 Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities

Analyse information using a systematic approach and exercise professional judgement to determine an outcome?, which includes demonstration of a high level of technical knowledge and skills to analyse, design and communicate appropriate solutions to rectify non conformances according to workplace procedures, using, Australian Standards, legislative and work health and safety requirements, as well as manufacturers standards. This is a one day course.

About the course

The unique set of skills you will gain from completing all 3 levels, such as analytical and design skills, quantative and qualative skills to conduct safety inspections of playground equipment located in parks and facilities. Your client will have confidence in your professional judgements on inspection safety outcomes which may or may not need rectification, however, your technical knowledge and skills will allow you to make sound recommendations.

Level 1 – Routine Inspection which means completion of AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities – duration 1 day

Level 2 – Operational – completion of AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities, AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities – duration 2 days

Level 3 – Comprehensive – completion of AHCPGD206 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities, AHCPGD305 Conduct operational inspection of park facilities and AHCPGD505 Conduct comprehensive inspection of park facilities – duration 3 days

Credit transfer

We offer credit transfer from an older unit to the latest unit where it can be demonstrated that both units are equivalent, however, if there is no equivalency, gap training may be conducted. See page, 9 and 10 of the student handbook.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

You can apply for RPL if you have 3+ years experience in routine, operational and comprehensive inspections. Make an appointment with the trainer and assessor to discuss options and the type of evidence you will required to submit to support your claims. Download the student handbook and go to pages 8 and 9 to find out about the RPL process.

It is expected that RPL may take up to 90 days or 3 months to complete. To be considered for RPL, you must have 3+ years for the inspection of playground equipment.

Training and assessment resources

All resources are provided as part of the course fees such as workbooks and theory and practical assessment activities.

Who is this course for?

Existing workers who conduct safety inspections, such as; supervisors, inspectors and maintenance crews.

Duration and cost per person

Level 1 – 1 unit – 1 day – $700.00

Level 2 – 2 units – 2 days – $1500.00

Level 3 – 3 units – 3 days – $2500.00

If you enrol into level 1, the course fee is payable at enrolment or commencement of training.

Fees for level 2 is payable at enrolment or at commencement of training.

Fees for Level 3 is broken down into two payments. The first payment of 1250.00 at enrolment or commencement of training and the second payment of $1250 is payable on day three. Where fees have not been paid in full by the end of day 3, you will not receive your statement of attainment until full payment has been made.

Cancellation

A student is to notify the RTO if they want to change the date or cancel the booking within 24 hours of the booking date. Notice is to be sent via email or text. A call to cancel will not be acceptable. Where a deposit for a course has been paid, it will only be refunded less an administration fee of $100 if the cancellation is within the 24 hour notice period. Where cancellation of a booking occurs outside of the 24 hour period, the deposit will be non-refundable. Where Staysafe Industry Training cancels a short course, a full refund will be made. Refunds will be made to the students nominated bank account within 3 days of notification.

Refunds

Refer to the Staysafe refunds policy and procedure on pages 14 of the student handbook.

Complaints and appeals process

You can access the Staysafe complaints and appeals process which is available as a download under the ‘home tab’ of the Staysafe website or is on pages 15 & 16 of the student handbook.

When and Where

This course will not commence until August 2019, however, all enquiries will be contacted and placed onto a waiting list. The training will be conducted on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane.

Outcome

On successful completion of all assessment items and where deemed competent, you will be issued with a statement of attainment.

Australian qualifications framework qualification issuance policy

There is nothing in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) 2nd Edition, under the AQF qualifications issuance policy which indicates that expiry dates on statements of attainment or qualification testamurs are to be included, however, Statements of attainment will only be issued by organisations authorised by legislation to do so and Students are entitled to retain the statement of attainment once it has been issued unless it is revoked under the terms of an issuing organisation’s policy.

A statement of attainment indicates required wording such as ‘This is a statement that’ the name of the person, full unit codes and titles, the National recognised training logo (NRT), date of issue and authorised person.

The above units of competency do not indicate any licencing or regulatory requirements meaning that there is no licence or certification obtained from completing these units. In Queensland there is no requirement to RENEW this training every two to three years.

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